Malnutrition among housewives: Some reflections on women’s health
Neeta Biradar, Somashekharappa CA
Women belonging to different class have their own pattern of food consumption failing in achieving the daily intake of nutritious food each day. If the body is not met with nutritious requirements then it leads to various health problems. Women inadequate food intake leads to anemia, deficiency, and underweight, malnutrition with having bearing upon to reproductive health and child care practices. Housewives from under class families have striven hard to get two square nutritious meals whereas middle and upper class housewives get sufficient food based on their own choice. Malnutrition is a serious problem in recent years and more so among women in general and housewives in particular. The present paper explores the malnutrition situation among housewives and attempt to suggest remedial measures for overcoming it.